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Can I get a pap when I'm on my period?

I have one for tomorrow and I started my period this morning. I can't really reschedule it due to timing. I'm sure the doctor has seen worse, right? Do I tell them I'm on my period? Should I be embarrassed about going on my period?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:01 AM on Sep. 16, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • No, from what my Dr. has told me, they can't. You need to call them and tell them.
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 10:02 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • def. call and reschedule.
    DereksBabyMomma

    Answer by DereksBabyMomma at 10:04 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • I'm not sure.. I wouldn't.. just seems gross.
    SuperrMommyy

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 10:06 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • call and reschedule
    pbilotti

    Answer by pbilotti at 10:07 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • No, it can't be done.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 10:08 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • I'm 98% sure they wont do it, but call and check.
    SabrinaBean

    Answer by SabrinaBean at 10:09 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • they won't do it when you're on your period.
    mandielynn23

    Answer by mandielynn23 at 10:20 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • No. My test came up inconclusive because I was on my last day! So I had to take the whole test all over again.
    mamacita69930

    Answer by mamacita69930 at 10:21 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • I have had mine done while on my period. I just tell them and they really don't care - call your Gyne and ask them
    Mommy_0f_many

    Answer by Mommy_0f_many at 10:22 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • really don't know.. just call and explain the situation and reschedule.
    shorty13417

    Answer by shorty13417 at 10:25 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

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